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CHA P. XXXIV.

29 When he giveth quietnes, who ? Elihu accufeth Feb for charging God with can make trouble? and when he hind

injustice. To God omnipotent cannot be unjuft. face, who then can behold him what 31 Man muft humble himself unta God. 34 it be done againtt a nation, or againt a mea Elihu reproveth 7ab.

only : Furthermore, Blomus antwered and said, 30 That the hypocrite reign not, l4c.

· Hear my words, O ye wise men, and people be ensnared. give ear unto ine, ye that have knowledge: zi Surely it is meet to be faid unto G

3 For the ear trieth words, as the mouth I have borne chastisement, I will not die taficth meat.

any more : 4 Let us choose to us judgment: let us 32 That which I see net, teach ou know among ourselves what is good. ine; if I have done iniquity, I will do n

s For Job hath said, I am righteous, and more. God hath taken away my judginent.

33 Should it be according to thy mind! ? 6 Should I lic againit my sight? my wound will recompence it, whether thou rcfuk, v incurable without transgrellion.

whether thou choose; and not I: thcreira 7 What man is like Job, who drinketh up speak what thou knoweit. fcorning like water;

34 Let men of undertanding tell me, 8 Which goeth in company with the wor. let a wife man hearken unto me. kers of iniquity, and walketh with wicked 35. Job hath spoken without knowice inen;

and his words tvere without wiktom. 9 for he hath faid, it profiteth a man no 36 My defire is, that job may be tricks thing that he should delight himfelf with to the end, because of his answers for a God,

cd men. 10 Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of

37 For he addeth rebellion unto his fia; :: tinderitanding : Far be it from God, that he clappeth his hands among us, and meet should do wickedness, and from the Almighty, ech his words againt God. that he should commit iniquity.

CHA P. XXXY. 11 For the work of a man thall he render i Comparison is not to be made with God, anto him, and cause every man to find ac cause our good or evil cannot red cording to his ways.

him. Many cry in their afridiens, & 12 Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, not heard for want of faith. neither will the Almighty peruert judgment. E "Lilu fpake mereover, and said,

2 Thinkert thou this to be right, earth? or who hath disposed the whole world thou saidft, My righteousness is more

14 If he fet his heart upon man, if he ga- Gods! ther' unto himself his fpirit and his breath; 3 For thou faidft, What advantage si

15 All fleth shall perith together, and man he unto thee? and, What probt unzo I thall turn again unto duft.

if I be cleansed from my fin? 16 If now thou hafl underftanding, hear 4 I will answer thee, and thy cempat this; hearken to the voice of iny words: with thee.

14 shall even lic that hateth right govern! ş Look uito the heavens, and fees and wilt thou condemn him that is molt junt? behold the clouds, thich are higher

18 Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wick- thou. ed! and to princes, N are ungodly.

6 If thou fimett, what doeft then aga 19 How much less to him that accepteth him? or if thy tranfgreffions de multiple not the perfons of princes, nor regardeth what doeit thou unto him! the rich more than the poor? for they all 7 If thou be righteous, what gives are the work of his hands.

him! or what receiveth he of thinc tayo 20 In a moment mall they die, and the 8 Thy wickedness may kuri a mali people thall be troubled at midnight, and art, and thy righteousnes may prea pats away: and the inighty thall be taken of man. away without hand.

9 By reason of the multitude of oppe 21 For his eyes are upon the ways of man, they make the oppressed to cry; they on. and he feeth all his goings.

by reason of the arm of the mighty: 22 There is no darkness, nor shadow of 10 But none faith, Where is God my Mats death, where the workers of iniquity may who giveth songs in the night; hide themselves.

u Who teacheth is more than the 23 For he will not lay upon man more than of the earth, and maketh us wiler than right, that he should enter into judgment fowls of heaven? with God.

12 There they cry, but none givet 24 He thall break in pieces mighty men swer, because of the pride of evil nes. without number, and set others in their dead. 13 Surely God will not hear varit

25 'Therefore he knoweth their works, and ther will the Almighty regard it. he overturneth them in the night, so that 14 Although thou fayett thou thalt they are destroyed.

him, yet udgment is before him; that 26 He friketh them as wicked men in thc trutt thou in him. open light of others;

15 But now, because it is not so, be 27 Because they turned back from him, and visited in his anger; yet he knoweth would not consider any of his ways;

in great extrenity 28 So that they cause the cry of the poor 16 Therefore doth Job open his ne to come into him, and he heareth the cry vain; he multiplieth words without of the a licid,

ledge.

CHAP. XXXVI.

30 Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it; Habe showeth hotu God is just in his ways: and covereth the bottom of the fea. 16 kw Yobs fons hinder Gods bleffings, 31 For by them judgeth he the people ; 34 Gads works are to be magnified. he giveth meat in abundance. "Lihu also proceeded, and said,

32 With clouds he covereth the light; and 2 Snffer me a little, and I will thew commandeth it not to shine, by the doud that ce that i kave yet to speak on Gods be. cometh betwixt.

33 Thc noise thereof theweth concerning it will fetch my knowledge from afar, and it, the cattle also concerning the vapour. afcribe righteousness to my Maker.

CHAP. XXXVII. 4 For tredy my words shall not be false: he i God is to be feared for his great works : at is perfeâ in knowledge is with thee. 15 his wisdom is unsearchable in them.

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not

de la mighty in ftrength and wildomo Ambieálcor my heart trembleth, and is 6 He preferveth not the life of the wicked: Hear attentively the noise of his voice, t giveth right to the poor.

and the found that goeth out of his mouth. * Ile withdraweth not his cyes from the 3 He diredeth it under the whole heaven, Yhtoons: but with kings are they on the and his lightning unto the ends of the carth. re; pea, he doth eftablish them for 4 After it a voice roareth: he thundereth 1, and they are cxalted.

with the voice of his excellency; and he will And I they be bound in fctters, and be not itay them when his voice is heard. den in cords of affli&ion:

$ God thundereth marvelously with his Then he icwed them their work, and voice ; great things doeth he, which we can.

tranfgrefions that they have exceeded. not comprehend. 14 He openeth also their ear to discipline, 6 For he faith to the snow, Be thou on the A commandeth that they return from ini- earth; likewise to the finall rain, and to the

great rain of his treagth. 11 they obey and serve him, they shall 7 He scaleth up the band of every man, and their days in prosperity, and their that all men may know his work. in pleasures :

8 Then the beatts go into dens, and remain 12 but if they obey not, they fall perish in their places. ra the Iword, and they shall die without 9. Out of the south cometh the whirlwind, *uledge.

and cold out of the north. * But the hypocrites in heart heap up 10 By the breath of God froft is given; and

zing they cry aot when he bindeth them the breath of the waters is ttraitened. 14 They dit in youth, and their life is IT Allo by watering he wearicth the thick ang the unclean.

cloud; he scattereth his bright cloud, 15 He delivereth the poor in his affiliation, 12 And it is turned round about by his counat opeteth their ears in oppression. sels; that they may do whatsoever he com

16 Eren fo would he have removed thee mandeth them upon the face of the worldin mi of the ftrait into a broad place, where the earth. Wapy no ftraitnefs; and that which should 13 He causeth it to come, whcther for cor

fct on thy table should be full of fatness. reaion, or for his land, or for mercy, #7 But thou haft fulfilled the judgment of 14 Hearken unto this, o Job : ftand till, the vieked : judgment and juttice

take hold and conlider the wondrous works of God.

15 Doft thou know when God disposed 15 Because there is wrath, beware left he them, and caused the light of his cloud to boke thee away with his ftroke; then a great shine parfom cannot deliver thee.

16 Dott thou know the balancings of the 19 Will be eitcem thy riches? no, not gold, clouds, the wondrous works of him which **211 the forces of strength.

is perfect in knowledge! ** Desire not the night, when people are 17 How thy garments are warm, when he *off in their place.

quieteth the earth by the south wind? 11 Take heed, regard not iniquity: for 18 Haft thou with himn sprearl out the sky, Salt thou chofeu rather than affiction. which is ftrong, and as a molten looking.

11 Bchold, God exalteth by his power: glass! who teacheth like him?

19 Teach us what we shall say unto him: *3 Who hath enfoined him his way? or for we cannot order our speech by reason of wtocan lay thou haft wrought iniquity? darkness. 1.4 Remernber that thou magnify his work 20 Shall it be told him that I {pcak? or which men belold.

a man speak, surely he thall be swallowed Every man may see it; man may behold up. isrof.

21 And now mer fee not the bright light 36 Bebold, God is great, and we know him which is in the clouds; but the wind paffeth, 2 Beither can the number of his years be and cleanseth them. arend out.

22 Fair weather comcth out of the north: # For he maketh small the drops of wa: with God is terrible

majetty. **: ley pour down rain according to the 23 Touching the Almighty, we cannot find suppur hercof,

him out he is excellent in power, and ik Which the clouds do drop and dittil judgment, and in plenty of juttice: he will sa man abundantly.

not afflia. 19 Alo can any undertland the spreadings 24 Mendo, therefore fear him: he relpott: the donds, or the noise of his tabernaclet eth not any that are wise of heart.

19 Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and SI have heard of thee by the heart sparks of tire leap out.

thc ear; but now mine eye feeth thee; 20 Out of his nostris gocth smoke, as out 6 Wherefore I abhor myself, and repet of a seething pot or caldron.

dutt and aches. 21 His breath kindleth coals, and a flame 7. And it was fo, that after the 1.She goeth out of his mouth.

{poken there words anto Job, the Lost 22 In his neck remaineth ftrength, and for. to Eliphaz the 'Temanite, My wrath akhi row is turned into joy before him.

led againt thee, and againt thy two frien 23 The flakes of his #eth are joined toge- for ye have not spokca of me fue tange. ther: they arc firm in themselves: they came right, as my fervant Job kath. not be moved.

8 Therefore take unto you now seva re. 14 His heart is as finin as a ftone; yea, as focks and seven rams, and go to my fers fiard as a piece of the nether millflone.' Job, and offer up for your feives a barr

25 When he raileth up himself the mighty sering, and my servant Job ibati pray for are afraid: by reason of breakings they puri- for din will I acccpt; left I deal with fab fy themselves.

your folly, in that ye have not spoken of 26 The sword of him that layeth at lríın can- the thing which is right, like my iervant ** not hold, the (pcar, the dart, nor the haber 99 So Eliphaz the Temanite, and Die gcon.

the shuhite, and Zophar the Natrar, 27 He esteemeth iron as traw, and brafs as went and did according as the LORD CH. rotten wood.

maided them: the Lord alle accepted Jud. 28 'The arrow cannot make him fee: sling 10 And the LORD turned the captivity Itones are turned with him into ttubble. Job, wlien hc prayed for his friends

29 Darts are counted as ftubble: he laugh- the LORD gave Job twice as much as i t. eth at the thaking of a spear.

before. 30 Shaip ftones are under him: he spread 1 Then came there unto hion a buis be cth tharp pointed things upon the mire. thren, and all his fitters, and all they that

31 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: been of his acquaintance before, and 60 he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment. bread with him in his house, and they to

32 Hc maketh a path to thine after him; moaned him, and comforted him ovat one would think the deep to be hoary. evil that the LORD Ind brought upon the

33 Upon earth there is not his like, who every man also gave him a picte di is made without fear.

and ivery one an ear-ting or gold. 34 He behoideth all high things : he is a 12 So the LORD bleffcd the latter end king over all the children of pride.

more than his beginning: for hc lud fourtes CHAP. XLII.

thousand sheep, and fix thousand crunch 1 Job submitteth himself unto God. 7. God, a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thodland

preferring Fobs causé, maketh his friends asses. submit themselves, and accepteth him : 13 He also had seven fons and three dat 13 he magnifieth and blefleth Job. 16 Jobs ters. age and death.

14 And he called the name of the finale Hen Job answered the Lord, and said, mima: and the name of the fecond, Kada and that no thought can be withholden from 15 And in all the land were ne ke thce.

found so fair as the daughters of jobs Who is he that hideth counsel without their father gave them in critance a knowledged therefore have I uttered that I their brethren. understood not; things too wonderful for me, 16 y After this lived Job an tuiided which I knew not.

forty years, and faw his fons, and his 4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: fons, even four generations. I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto 17 So Job died, being oid and fall

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9 The Book of PSALMS. PSALM I.

$ Therefore the ungodly thall not fan 1 The happiness of the godly. 4 The unhappi. the judgment, nor finners in the coag ness of the ungodly.

tion of the righteous. LESSED is the man that walketh 6 For the EORD knoweth the way not in the counsel of the ungodly, righteous : but the way of the usgodiy nor itandeth in the way of linners, perithi. nor fitteth in the seat of the scornful:

PSALM II. 2 But his delight is in the law of the i The kingdom of Chrift: 10 dings are LORD; and in his law doth he ineditate day

ed to accept it. and night,

2 And lie ihall be like a tree planted by W Hiedon the heathen rage, and the the rivers of water, that bringeth forth 2 The kings of the carth let them his fruit in his fcafon; his leaf allo thall and the rulers take counsel togethe not wither; and whatsoever he docth thali gainft the LORD, and against tia AS profper

laying, Phe ungodly are not fo: but are like 3 Lct us break thair bands aunder the chaff which the wind driveth away. calt away their cords from un

4 Hetkat fitteth in the heavens shall laugh: 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and I LORD that have thein in derision. Deep : for thou, "LORD, only makett me

Then ihall he speak unto them in his dwell in safety. futh, and sex them in his fore displeafure.

PSALM V. 6 Yet lave I let my King upou my holy 1 David praycth, and profeffeth his Audy, in of Zion,

prayer. 4 God favoureth not the wicked. * I will declare the decree: The LORD hath 7 David, professing his faith, praveth unto Lanto me, Thou art my Son; this day have God to guide him, 10 to destroy his enemies, egotten thee.

11 and to preserve the godly. Ak of tre, and I thall give thee the hea- 1 To the chief muliciau upon Nehiloth. 3 far thine inheritance, and the uttermoft

A psalm of David. its of the earth fo thy poffeffion.

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LIVE ear to my words, O LORD; confidet n, ihou thalt daih them in pieces like a 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my stus voitel.

King, and my Gout: for unto thee will I pray. 10 lc wife now, therefore, Oye kings; be My voice thalt thou hear in the morn. Sected, ye judges of the earth.

ing, OʻLORD; in the morning will I direct 11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice my prayer unto thee, and will look up: ito trembling.

4 For thou art not a God that hath plea: kils the son, left he be angry, and ye sure in wickedness ; neither fhall evil dwell k from the way, when his wrath is with thee, ridled but a little. Blefled are all they that 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy light: their trust in him.

thou hateft all workers of iniquity. PSALMIIL.

6 Thou shalt dettroy them that fpeak lea: The security of Gods protedion. fing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and a Malm of David, when he fled from Ab- deceitful man.. Galom his son.

7 But as for me, I will come into thy houfe ORD, how are they increased that in the multitude of thy mercy; and in tay trable me! many are they that rise fear will I worthip toward thy holy temple.

8 Lead me, O LORD, in thý righteousness, Many there be which say of my soul, because of mine enemiesinake thy way

h 00 help for him in God. Selab. Atraight before my face. I let thou, O LORD, art a thield for me; 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouths

bory, and the lister up of mine head. their inward part is very wickedness; thely Acred unto the LORD with my voice, and throat is an open sepulchire, they

fatter with pard me out of his lioly hill. Selah. their tongue. it me down and slept; I awake: 10 Dettroy thou them, o God; let them the LORD suttained me.

fall by their own coun els: cast them out Al mit not be afraid of ten thousands of in the multitude of their tranigreffions; for note that have fet shemselves againft inc they have rebelled againt thee. about.

11 But let all those that put their trust in Arts, O LORD; save me, Oiny God; for thee rejoice: let them ever thout for joy. 'albart smitten all mine enemies upon the because thou defendeti then ; let them alto Brecktione; thou hatt broken the teeth of that love thy naige be joyful in thec.

12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the right Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy ous, with favour wilt thou compais him as ing le upon thy people. Selah.

with a fhield. PSALM IV. ,

PSALM VI. Bastid peareth for audience : 2 he reproveth i Davids complaint in his fickne's: 8 By faith tal exterieth his enemies, &c.

he triumpheth over his enemies. To the clijef muh on Neginoth. To the chief mufician on Neginoth upon A palm of David.

Sheminith. A pralm of David. sepufness: thou hatt enlargad me what ger, neither chatten me in thy hot we in distrer; have mercy upon me, and difpleasure.

i Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am ao je kone di men, how long will ge turn weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are I chary into thame hot long will ye love vexed.

and leek aller lcaling i Selah. 3 My soul is also fore vexed: but thou, a kui Inow, that the LORD hach set apart LORD, how long?

that is godly for him felf: the LORD 4 Return, O LORD, «leliver my soul : of 2 when I call unto him.

fave me for thy mercies fake. und ein gwe, and fin not; commune 5 For in death there is no remembrance your own heart upon your bed, and of thee: in the grave who thall give thice

thanks? Het lhe maifices of righteousnefs; and 6 f am weary with my groaning; all the Pretruk in the LORD.

night make tiny bed to swim: 1 water my Ilme le many that lay, Who will shew couch witk my tcars. med: LORD, list thou up the light of 7 Mine eye is confumed because of grief,

it waxeth old becanfe of all mine enemies. Think latt put gladnes in e than in the time that their corn and quity: for the Lord hati 'head the vacci

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9 The LORD hath licard my fupplication; 3 Wlien I consider thy heavens the word the LORD will receive my prayer.

of thy fingers, the moon and the stars siki 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and thou hatt ordained: sore vexed; let thein return and be ashamed 4 What is man, that thou art minden suddenly.

hiin! and the son of man, that thou ciutat PSALM VII.

him? 1 David prayeth again the malice of his ene 5 For thou haft made him a little lower

mies, profiling his innocency; 10 by faith than the angels, and halt crowned bin he feeth his defence, and the defruction of glory and honour. his enemies.

6 Thou madeft him to have dominio OTE Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the works of thy hands; thou hatt the LORD, concerning the words of Cush things under his feet: the Benjamite.

7 All theep and oxen, yea, and the beat

of the the trutt: Cave me from all them that per 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of fecute me, and deliver me.

sea, and whatsoever pafTeth through the past 2 Lett he tear my foul like a lion, rending of the feas. # in pieces, while

there is none to deliver. 2 0 LORD our LORD, hów excelleat it 3 O LORD my God, if I have done this; if name in all the earth! there be iniquity in my hands;

PSALM IX. 4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that 1 David praifeth Ged for executing study was at peace with ine; (yea, I have delivered ment: is he inciteth sheri te pozijo him that without cause is mine enemy;) 13 he prayeth that he may las calli

$ Let the enemy persecute my soul, and praise him. take it; yea, let hiin tread down my life I To the chief musician apon Muth-laba upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the

A psalm of David. dutt. Selah.

Will praise thee, O LORD, with my who

hcart, I will thew forth all thy cared thyself, because of the rage of mine ene. Tous works. mies; and awake for ine to the judgment 2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I w that thou hatt commanded.

fing praise to thy name, thou mot Ha 7 So thall the congregation of the people When miné enemics are turned bac compass thec about: for their sakes, there they thall fall and perith at thy presence. fore, return thou on nigh.

4 For thou haft maintained my riga 8 The LORD thall judge the people: judge my cause; thou fattett in the throne jedi me, O LORD, according to my righteousnels, right. and according to minc integrity that is in Thou haft rebuked the heathen, tace

hait deitroyed the wicked, thou haft pat 9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked their name for ever and ever. come to an end: but citablish the juft: for 6 0 thou enemy! deftructions are con the righteous God tricth the hearts and reins. a perpetual end; and thou haft deftroyed 10 My dcfence is of God, which faveth the ties:

their memorial is perished with them upright in heart.

7 But the LORD thall endure for eva: 11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is hath prepared his throne for judgment; angry with the cvicked every day.

8 And he shall judge the world in ni il' if he turn not, he will whet his sword; teousness, he thall minifter judgoient to he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. people in uprightness.

13 He hath also prepared for him the in. 9 The LORD also will be a refuge for struments of death; lie ordaineth his arrows oppressed, a refuge in times of troon againt the perfecutors.

1o And they that know thy nam w 14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hatte nath conceived mischief, and brought forth forsaken them that seek thee. Salschood.

!! Sing praises to the LORD, which det 15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is eth in zion : declare among the people fallen into the ditch which he made.

doings. 16 His mischief thall return upon his own 12 When he maketh inquisition for sale head, and his violent dealing thall come he remembereth them: he forgetteth down upon his own pate.

the cry of the humble. 17 I will praise the LORD according to his 13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; righteousness; and will fing praife to the fider my trouble which fufer of them the name of the LORD mott high.

hate me, thou that lifteit me up from PSALM VIII.

gates of death; Gods glory is magnified by his works, and by 14 'That I may thew forth all thy per his love to man.

in the gates of the daughter of Zons 1 To the chicf musician upon Gittith. rejoice in thy Calvation. A psalm of David.

15 The heathen are funk down in the name in all the earth! who hatt set thy is their own foot taken. glory above the heavens.

16 The LORD is known by the fadere 2 Out of the mouth of babes and suck- which he executeth: the wicked - nare lings hatt thou ordained strength, because the work of his own lands. Higgalon. fire of thine enemies, that thou mightcit ftill 17 The wicked thall be turned into the enemy and the avenger.

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